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A very special HM Kitchen

Like many in the world of interiors we at H|M are fortunate to be thriving at what is an exceptionally busy time. However, this is not the case for everyone and over the last year and a half we have observed how the pandemic has disproportionately affected many people. In particular, those who were already struggling…

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HUŎ

Chelsea

Located on Park Walk, HUŎ bar & restaurant is opening in June 2021 and will showcase a menu of clean, fresh and healthy Asian food encompassing carefully selected dishes from around China and Southeast Asia, all prepared from scratch using traditional Chinese, Thai, Malay and Singaporean disciplines. The immediate vicinity of Park Walk SW10 was…

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Books On The Hill

St. Albans

If you’ve visited our H|M showroom in St. Albans, you may well have called into or spotted Books On The Hill which is located at No. 1 Holywell Hill (a few doors up from us). Books On The Hill is an independent family-run bookshop that opened back in November 2019. Since then we have loved…

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Double Red Duke

The Double Red Duke is a 19-bedroom, 17th-century hotel in Clanfield, Oxfordshire launched by Sam and Georgie Pearman. This beautifully renovated Cotswolds retreat showcases the best of brilliant British craftspeople, artisans and companies. If you recognise the Pearman name it may be because they relaunched the 26 bedroom Talbot Hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire which…

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Anya Hindmarch

The Village

In a year when many brands are struggling to justify their bricks and mortar stores over e-commerce in the restricted post-pandemic world, it’s extraordinarily inspiring to see that Anya Hindmarch has launched not just a new shop, but an entire village dedicated to her eponymous fashion brand. The Village, launched on 17 May, is one of…

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Lake District Project

HM x Katharine Pooley

In the heart of the Lake District lies the sleepy village of Elterwater, situated at the foot of the Great and Little Langdale valleys and beside its namesake; Lake Elter Water (The Lake of the Swans). The village is flanked by bracken-clad heathland and nestled against the magnificent backdrop of the Langdale Pikes. The serenity…

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Weekend Brunch

Pantechnicon Rooftop

With lockdown lifting, it’s time to start exploring and the Pantechnicon on Motcomb Street is an excellent place to start.  A historic 5 storey building devoted to Nordic and Japanese restaurants and shopping as well as a series of workshops and experiences; this is a celebration of creativity and craftsmanship. The ground floor features Café…

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Grilled Chicken, Tomato & Artichoke Orzo

We love a good mid-week super quick, super tasty recipe and this one totally fits the bill. The ingredients are all easily sourced and can be substituted with whatever you like. The dressing is what makes this absolutely amazing but if you don’t have the ingredients or don’t have time it is fine without. I…

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Chiswick Project

We were delighted to work on the renovation of this Grade II listed exceptional home located in the heart of beautiful Chiswick, west London. The stage at which Humphrey Munson comes into a project varies; sometimes it’s pre-planning, sometimes it’s post tender, but this project was pre-purchase! Around 3 years ago, our Creative Director, Louisa…

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Fresh & Zingy Salmon

This is a great recipe to serve for lunch or a light supper at this time of year – it’s fresh, zingy and packed with flavour. Serve with steamed white basmati & wild rice. If you can’t get a half side of salmon, you can do the same with fillets just reduce the cooking time.…

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HM Jute Bag

We were going wait until the new e-commerce section of the H|M website was ready but we have had so many messages and phone calls about these jute bags; we’ve decided to do a pre-release and facilitate ordering via the office instead. The natural luxury jute bag is perfect for a quick dash to the…

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Lobster Mac and Cheese - Humphrey Munson Blog

Lobster & Tarragon

Mac ‘n’ Cheese

For the ultimate combination in luxury and comfort during this lockdown, we have reached into the archives to share this recipe for lobster and tarragon mac and cheese. As flavour pairings go, lobster and tarragon is a classic combination. If you want to order lobster online for home delivery, we really recommend Fish for Thought…

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The Wild Rabbit At Home

Nationwide Delivery

The Wild Rabbit is a cosy modern British inn set in the heart of the idyllic Cotswolds serving locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed, welcoming setting. Nathan Eades had been the mastermind behind the menu at The White Rabbit since December 2017 and we are very excited to share that you can now experience…

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How to plan an outdoor kitchen

At Humphrey Munson we are definitely seeing a rise in the demand for outdoor kitchens. We don’t have to be the ones to tell you that the world has gotten even crazier than normal over the past year so the luxury of retreating to the sanctuary of the home has never been more appealing. As…

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Petersham Nurseries

New Book

Petersham Nurseries has some really exciting news! On May 20th 2021, Francesco and Gael Boglione (the founders of Petersham Nurseries) will release their new book. The book charts a twenty year journey from a small plant nursery behind the pairs family home to intertwining recipes as well as narratives from family members and sketches. Here’s…

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Recipe Notes

Quesadillas

We are a little obsessed with all things wrap orientated here at Humphrey Munson right now. If quesadillas go down as well in your house as they do in our office, then the Staub cast iron Pancake pan with wooden handle may well be your next best purchase. Perfect for cooking a multitude of things…

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Recipe Notes

Buckwheat Galettes

A savoury pancake with a twist, this recipe for buckwheat galettes is based on a traditional style of pancake popular in Northern France – Galettes Du Sarrasin. Served with a filling of your choice, you simply fold the corners into an open or closed envelope and place in the oven before serving. For the first…

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Vaughan Lighting

Established 37 years ago, Vaughan is known for its exquisite lighting, furniture and textiles. Now one of the world’s most eminent designers and manufacturers in decorative lighting, furniture and accessories, founders and artistic couple Michael and Lucy Vaughan have combined their collective passion for art and antiques to form a luxury powerhouse. The pair bring…

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Design your home

Online Classes

With the majority of us spending more time than ever at home right now, it’s only natural that there’s been a surge in people redesigning their homes. If designing your own home is your idea of heaven but you’re not sure where to start, then a short course might be the perfect option to kick…

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Planning An Extension

Westbury Garden Rooms

Designing and building an extension on your home is a huge undertaking. Whatever the scale, there’s so much to consider especially if it’s going to be housing a new kitchen, dining and/ or living space. Westbury Garden Rooms however, have this down to a ‘T’ and we often have the pleasure of working with them…

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Stagg Handle

Our new Stagg handle is a bespoke collaboration between H|M and Joseph Giles who specialise in the design and manufacture of luxury hardware for exclusive high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects all over the world. One of the reasons we love working with Joseph Giles is that it’s not just about how a product looks…

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Recipe Notes

Winter Warmer Meatballs

The Wolf 29cm skillet is a well loved, well used item in our arsenal of pans in our Felsted showroom. When it comes to pans, you just know quality when you feel it. The 29cm skillet is a heavy duty godsend in a busy kitchen and can be used on the hob and then in…

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Top 9 Locations

Post Covid World

Most of us right now are dreaming of the day sometime soon when we can escape to a far off destination with warm sunshine, adventure, delicious food and wine all prepared by someone else and while travel still seems like it’s still in the distant future we have put together this list of nine truly…

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Joe Counter Stool

Vincent Sheppard

The Vincent Sheppard Joe Counter stool has become a kitchen island staple in many Humphrey Munson projects. Aside from the Havisham counter stool, you’ll notice the Joe Counter stool provides the perfect place to sit with a coffee and laptop to catch up on morning emails or a place for guests to perch with an…

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Design Notes

Antique Effect Mirror Splashback

A much sought after, but greatly underestimated feature in the majority of our kitchen projects is the antique effect mirrored splashback. Ideal for both smaller and expansive spaces alike, antique effect mirror splashbacks create an impressive feature when incorporated behind cooking runs. Using an antique effect mirror as a splashback is a clever way of…

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Walk In Pantry

Kent Project

A walk in pantry has become a much sought after affair in the world of kitchens. We love this example at the Kent project, which has everything you could ever want (or need) safely concealed behind two doors close to the main kitchen/ dining area. Located just off an open plan kitchen/ dining space (with…

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Amelia Freer’s 10 recipes for nourishing your body this January

Getting back on track with healthy, nutritional eating is always tough after Christmas and New Year which is why we enlisted the help of Amelia Freer who has put together 10 recipes that promise to nourish your body throughout the coldest months of the year. Each recipe is packed full of seasonal and nutritious ingredients…

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Design your dream kitchen

Cabinetry Lighting

Lighting is one of the most integral aspects of a successful design and something we always consider in our design work. There are a few different ways we incorporate lighting into our designs and wanted to share some of our favourite project images with you here as inspiration…. The walk in pantry just off the…

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Design your dream kitchens

The Perfect Finish

The first rule about choosing the finishes for your kitchen is to ignore trends and choose what you love. Nothing else matters! At H|M we love to mix paint finishes with oak / walnut finishes for a truly bespoke finish and one of the things we love about our projects is that they never look…

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Design your dream kitchen

Smart Storage

At H|M we subscribe to the mantra that when it comes to storage, more is always more. There are some key elements we love to include for easily accessible storage in a kitchen design and we wanted to share those with you here… 1 /  C R O C K E R Y  C U…

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